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Commentary: Ghost Guns Are Truly Scary

By Myra Isenhart/Colorado Ceasefire Board and Mark Udall/Giffords Board; former U.S. Senator, Colorado

Westword, June 11, 2023 | Turns out that ghost guns are not just spooky thoughts on a dark and stormy night.

Here’s why….

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Four gun bills signed into law April 28

Tom Mauser, father of Columbine High School shooting victim Daniel Mauser, left, Sandy and Lonnie Phillips, parents of Aurora theater shooting victim Jessica Ghawi, and gun control supporters gather after Gov. Jared Polis signed four gun control bills at Colorado State Capitol Building in Denver, Colorado on Friday, April 28, 2023. (Photo by Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post)

SB23-168, 169, and 170 and HB23- were signed into law April 28, 2023 by Governor Jared Polis. This milestone received international media coverage.

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As Colorado Reels From Another School Shooting, Study Finds 1 in 4 Teens Have Quick Access to Guns

Photo: Two women hug after a school shooting at East High School in Denver on March 22. A recent survey found that many Colorado teens have quick access to guns at home. (DAVID ZALUBOWSKI / AP)

Kaiser Health News, March 27, 2023. Original Reporting by Markian Hawryluk

One in 4 Colorado teens reported they could get access to a loaded gun within 24 hours, according to survey results published Monday. Nearly half of those teens said it would take them less than 10 minutes.

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Legislative Update

Good News! The Vote Without Fear Act has been signed by Gov. Polis, and revisions to a bill regarding guns in the hands of criminals has gone to the governor to sign.

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